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Why you need an Expansion Tank Even thinking about a cold shower can be a miserable experience. Really, what could be worse than standing under the showerhead waiting for hot water to come pouring out and instead you’re greeted by a cold blast of chilling water? Definitely a buzz kill. Thankfully, a well-functioning water heater…

Ever since our first polar blast in November, we’ve been on a roller coaster ride of temperatures, and now it looks like we’re stuck in the frigid trenches for a while. Winter in Kansas City is always cold, but this year feels particularly hostile with arctic air constantly streaming in from the north. We don’t know about you,…

What is it about the urinal that inspires so much creativity? The public fascination may have started in 1917, when Marcel Duchamp revolutionized the art world with a signed urinal on its side he named, “Fountain”. Since then, the humble urinal has taken about every form imaginable; from ornate, to innovative, to downright scary.  Here’s…

Behold, ladies and gentlemen! Without further ado, here are the ten greatest toilets on the planet as of March 15, 2013: #10: Aquarium Toilet Looking to add some life to your bathroom? The Fish N’ Flush Toilet is perfect for you! With a 2.2 gallon detchable aquarium piece, this toilet can hold all your fishy…

DISCLAIMER: The blog entry you are about to read may lead you to believe that raising children is a breeze, please know that is not the case. They cause you to pour an extra drink at night, cover-up the gray hairs you slowly start to notice, and in some cases, use range in your voice…

Being aware of what makes us successful is very important. It allows us to concentrate on the positives in our daily lives which ultimately leads to more success. In my case it’s fairly simple to give credit to the women surrounding my life. The advise and criticism keeps me in perspective. Stopping me when I…

When your kitchen sink backs up during the holidays, our Morgan Miller techs have mixed emotions. Of course we want to help you, yet like you, we’d also love to be with our families at this time. It is in this vein that we write this message to you, trying to save you some trouble,…

One of the most underrated, taken-for-granted “basic” inventions must be indoor plumbing. Along with the printing press and electricity,  plumbing is consistently ranked one of the greatest inventions of all time. Yet most would laugh at this fact. Along with the invention of penicillin, indoor plumbing is also given the distinction of being the most…

Firepits are the bomb: make sure yours doesn’t act like one. Increasingly we see interest in the installation of outdoor fire pits. They can add great value to your home and life. Nothing like a homemade marshmallow roast at a moments notice, any season, surrounded with friends. Life rarely gets better. We also see many…

Whenever the weather gets warm, we start getting complaints about garbage disposals beginning to reek. Here’s a fun & easy fix: Grab a dozen or so ice cubes, and let your garbage disposal do the work for you! The ice will help keep the rotors sharp and remove debris that has accumulated inside your disposal….

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